Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

clas2m1  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

At Louvain-la-Neuve - 60 credits - 1 year - Day schedule - In french
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES - Internship : NO
Activities in English: NO - Activities in other languages : NO
Activities on other sites : NO
Main study domain : Langues, lettres et traductologie
Organized by: Faculté de philosophie, arts et lettres (FIAL)
Programme acronym: CLAS2M1 - Francophone Certification Framework: 7


This master can be completed in one year and aims to provide advanced training in Greek and Latin philology, with a focus on grammar, the analysis of authors and linguistic and cultural comparatism.

Your Profile


  • hold a bachelor’s degree;
  • can provide evidence of proficiency in the following subjects (modern languages and literature (French); ancient languages and literature (Latin), philosophy, history and historical criticism, arts and civilisations, linguistic and literary theory, modern languages and literature).

The 30 credits awarded for the minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Orient, Greece, Rome can be used to meet these requirements. 

Your Future Job

Students of ancient languages and literature are motivated to study by a taste or passion for Antiquity. Where the majority of them choose to sit the teacher training course, half of those work in education.
Ancient studies lead the way for young graduates to enter into the private sector, the public sector and research positions. They perform a variety of roles there for which their education has provided them with the necessary polyvalence, precision and capacity to learn.

Your Programme

The course comprises a core curriculum (45 credits) and optional courses (15 credits).